Adam Crepelle

Adam Crepelle is an associate  professor  at Southern University Law Center and the managing fellow of SULC's  Native American Law and Policy Institute. He is a commissioner on the American Bar Association's Commission on Domestic  and Sexual Violence. He is a former vice president of the California Indian Law Association  and is a co-founder of  the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana. Adam is an enrolled citizen of the United Houma Nation, and serves as a judge on  the Court of Appeals for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe.

Adam has published several articles in both academic and popular journals on a wide variety of topics including crime in Indian country, tribal economic development, and tribal federal recognition.  In addition to his juris doctor, Adam holds a master's  degree  in public policy and master's of law in indigenous peoples law and policy. Adam is also an award winning fil_mmaker. His film, Indian Santa, screened at numerous venues including the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian.

Selected Publications:

Adam Crepelle, The Reservation Water Crisis: American Indians and Third World Water Conditions, 32 Tul. Envtl. L.J. 157 (2019)

Adam Crepelle, Shooting Down OliRhant: Self-Defense As an Answer to Crime in Indian Count[Y., 22 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 1283 (2018)

Adam Crepelle, Standing Rock in the SwamR: Oil, the Environment, and the United Houma Nation's Struggle for Federal Recognition, 64 Loy. L. Rev. 141 (2018)

Adam Crepelle, The United States First Climate Relocation: Recognition , Relocation, and Indigenous Rights at the Isle De Jean Charles, 6 Belmont L. Rev. 1 (2018)

Adam Crepelle, Tribal Lending and Tribal Sovereigmy, 66 Drake L. Rev. 1 (2018)

Adam Crepelle, Probable Cause to Plunder: Civil Asset Forfeiture and the Problems It Creates , 7 Wake Forest J.L. & Pol'y 315 (2017)

Adam Crepelle & Walter E. Block, ProRerty Rights and Freedom: The Keys to lmRroving Life in Indian Country, 23 Wash. & Lee Civil Rts. & Soc. Just. 315 (2017)

Adam Crepelle, Concealed Carry to Reduce Sexual Violence Against American Indian Women, 26 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 236 (2017)

Adam Crepelle, A Market for Human Organs: An Ethical Solution to the Organ Shortag , 13 Ind. Health L. Rev. 17, 38 (2016)